Dawn Iwamasa

Dawn Iwamasa
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy

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316 Grant Hall


Dawn Iwamasa brings significant and diverse experience in Music Therapy clinical settings, university teaching experience, and a solid base of research presentations and publications.  She currently teaches a wide range of core courses in Music Therapy while completing doctoral work at Florida State University where her dissertation research focuses on music therapy services and pain management protocols. Iwamasa served on the faculties of Marylhurst University (OR), and Arizona State University.  She is an active researcher, having presented her work in national conferences and refereed publications. Iwamasa has served in leadership roles and committees at the state, regional and national levels of the American Music Therapy Association. A native of Hawaii, she earned a BM in Flute Performance and MA in Music Therapy from the University of the Pacific (CA).